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Peace Remains Elusive

Peace Remains Elusive

May 07, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Despite peace agreement signed between Afghan government and Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) – mostly known as Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin – in September 2016, the insurgency did not...

The North Korean Dilemma

The North Korean Dilemma

May 06, 2017 | Naser Koshan

North Korea is one of the most reclusive countries in the world. The sole remnant of the Cold War era, the Kim dynasty has ruled the country with an iron fist since the Korean War. North...

Freedom of Expression

Freedom of Expression

May 04, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Freedom is men’s natural and inalienable right. People are free to speak what they have in their mind – which is called freedoms of thought and expression. One has to raise their...

Twists of Purple Flowers

Twists of Purple Flowers

May 04, 2017 | Mohammad Eshaq Arifi

Nowadays the purple flowers of poppy have embellished the desert of southern Afghanistan more beautifully than its brown sherbet does, which has given twists to the policy towards opium...

Hekmatyar – A Notable Figure

Hekmatyar – A Notable Figure

May 03, 2017 | Mohammad Sarwar Jawadi

Afghanistan’s peace agreement with the emir of Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has led to controversial debates and triggered anti and pro-HIA feelings...

Hekmatyar in the Spotlight

Hekmatyar in the Spotlight

May 02, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Signing peace agreement with Afghan government, the head of Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has entered the country. His return triggered mixed feelings among Afghan...

Peace and Need for New Approach in Religious Knowledge

Peace and Need for New Approach in Religious Knowledge

May 02, 2017 | Mohammad Eshaq Arifi

Peace, which is a serious need in Islamic world mainly in Afghanistan, is in need of the political evolution in educational system in elementary and higher levels. The dictation of...

Afghanistan’s Water Management – A Bright Future of Self-Sufficiency

Afghanistan’s Water Management – A Bright Future of Self-Sufficiency

May 01, 2017 | Zia Danish

From 1960s, struggles were made for utilizing water which were hampered by war. Within the last decade and half, Afghan state and nation have resumed the plan to manage this unique asset...

Displaying Power through Violence and Bloodshed

Displaying Power through Violence and Bloodshed

April 30, 2017 | Qurban Ali Ansari

Being defeated in battles, the Taliban militants have targeted public places and military bases within recent months with a sense of revenge. The Taliban fighters are unable to have...

History – An Eye-opener for the Nation

History – An Eye-opener for the Nation

April 30, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghanistan’s historical ebb and flow led to political upheaval. A large number of factions played role in civil unrests pursuing various objectives. Streams of blood were shed...

The Consequence and Solution for Child Marriage

The Consequence and Solution  for Child Marriage

April 27, 2017 | Zia Danish

Marriage has certain rules and regulations in Islam and other Abrahamic religions for establishing a sound community and cherishing sound generation. Getting marriage will not achieve...

The Relentless Violation of Human Rights

The Relentless Violation of Human Rights

April 27, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The heart-wrenching picture of three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea on September 02, 2015, reflected the pains and sufferings of Syrian nation...

Peace and Sustainable Community

Peace and Sustainable Community

April 26, 2017 | Mohammad Eshaq Arifi

One of the main purposes of the United Nation for development is peace, justice and sustainable community. This was also a key issue for Afghanistan National Youth Symposium which came...

Parliament: Center for Rational Discussions or Routine Intimidations

Parliament: Center for Rational Discussions or Routine Intimidations

April 26, 2017 | Naser Koshan

In this day and age, legislatures are meant to be venues for indulging in rational debates, maintaing decency and self-esteem among members. A pragmatic and forward thinking...

The Growing Mistrust

The Growing Mistrust

April 25, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Following the Friday’s deadly attacks on a military base in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghan MPs lashed out at Pakistan. The attack, which killed and wounded hundreds of Afghan soldiers, outraged...

Catastrophe and its Ensuing Necessities

Catastrophe and its Ensuing Necessities

April 25, 2017 | Syed Asif Husaini

Performing religious ritual after a human tragedy is favorable but not enough. The emotions and offering condolence over tragedies are a general occasion that all can do, including simple...

Talibanic Theology and Generating Mind of Killing

Talibanic Theology and Generating Mind of Killing

April 24, 2017 | Mohammad Hedayat

The massacre of Afghan National Army (ANA) in the 209 Shahin Corps of Mazar-e-Sharif was part of Talibanic political theology. The most significant aspect of this massacre – which stems only...

The Downgrading of Knowledge at our Universities

The Downgrading of Knowledge at our Universities

April 23, 2017 | Mohammad Baqirian

University is a highly significant institution which has played a key role regarding human societies around the globe. University is the mainstay of progress and development since great...

When Push Comes to Shove

When Push Comes to Shove

April 22, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The persistent push for talks despite the Taliban’s constant refusal and their large-scale attacks against Afghan nation and National Unity Government (NUG) will not be a well-thought-of...

Strategic Impulses

Strategic Impulses

April 20, 2017 | Mohammad Ishaq Arifi

From long ago, Afghanistan has been the connecting and colliding point of far-reaching strategy for regional and global powers. Therefore, Afghanistan has never gained sustainable peace...

The Gap between State and Nation

The Gap between State and Nation

April 20, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghanistan’s fragile political system is left at the mercy of countless challenges. The political issue in the government’s machinery which has widened the gap among officials is...

Violence against Women Lingers

Violence against Women Lingers

April 19, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

A number of individuals suffer from tribal culture which is in conflict with national law. Tribal councils play the role of local government in villages regardless of the Constitution...

A Few Questions to the ever-Present Witness

A Few Questions to the ever-Present Witness

April 18, 2017 | Mohammad Orzgani

Following the statements of Afghan former President Hamid Karzai as a backlash against the “Mother Of All Bombs”, his National Security advisor Dr. Rangin Dadfar written in in...

Outrageous Violence

Outrageous Violence

April 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Lack of tolerance seems to be one of the challenging issues in Islamic societies. Intolerance stems from parochial mindsets and results in violence which will be a serious threat to...

Will the ‘Mother of All Bombs’ Slay the Mother of ISIL Group?

Will the ‘Mother of All Bombs’ Slay the Mother of ISIL Group?

April 17, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

“If you look at what’s happened over the last eight weeks and compare that really to what’s happened over the past eight years, you’ll see there’s a tremendous...

Marco – The journalist Builds School for Bamyan Residents

Marco – The journalist Builds School for Bamyan Residents

April 16, 2017 | Nawroz Raja

Repressing his breath like a white dove, he focused his penetrating look at tape, which was hanged before the building gate. Gliding the scissor’s tail on the flamboyant tape, a burst of...

Terrorism Remains a Threat to Afghanistan and Pakistan

Terrorism Remains a Threat to  Afghanistan and Pakistan

April 15, 2017 |

The Taliban’s splint groups, which triggered a sense of mistrust between Kabul and Islamabad, have been hot recently. The militant fighters seek to intensify their attacks in Afghan-Pak...

Will Peace Talks Lead to Stability?

Will Peace Talks Lead to Stability?

April 13, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Terrorism, which hampered democracy in Afghanistan, has been a controversial issue and the peace negotiation came to stalemate after years of fluctuation. Afghanistan’s neighboring...

Working Children and Vague Future

Working Children and Vague Future

April 12, 2017 | Mahdi Modabbir

The children’s rights are one of the significant issues in Afghanistan which have been paid little attention. Backbreaking works by children are prohibited in national and...

Barriers before School and Schooling

Barriers before School and Schooling

April 11, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The significant role of education in a society is beyond doubt. A country will have strong economic pillars and power for having standard educational system and qualified instructors...

Achievements and Challenges of NUG in Rule of Law

Achievements and Challenges of NUG in Rule of Law

April 11, 2017 | By Syed Asif Husaini

The rule of law is one of the issues which has drawn the attention of lawyers, economists and political figures. Today, it is accepted that it will not be considered legal system without...

Economic and Financial Outcomes of President’s Trip

Economic and Financial Outcomes  of President’s Trip

April 10, 2017 | Tawsily Gharjistani

Active diplomacy in the international arena reflects the tact and policy of a country. Since the establishment of the National Unity Government (NUG) the aspect of the foreign policy has been...

Obstacles before Getting Education

Obstacles before Getting Education

April 10, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Afghanistan’s educational system remains fragile after decades of war and violence. Militancy carried out by warring factions, mainly the Taliban guerilla fighters, will minimize...

Strategic View to Economic Policy-making and Mines

Strategic View to Economic  Policy-making and Mines

April 09, 2017 | Tawsily Gharjistani

In the realm of economy, mid-term and long-term growth and self-sufficiency need different outlook, definition and strategic policy-making. There is enough potential vis-à-vis economic...

Syria’s War Goes from Bad to Worse

Syria’s War Goes from Bad to Worse

April 08, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Syria’s conflict, which started in 2011, has changed into a highly perilous game. The rights and liberty of the non-combatants are left at the mercy of militancy and...